Diasporic Memories of a Jewish Family

Diasporic Memories of a Jewish Family

By Allison Schottenstein

Strangers in a strange land has been the universal theme of the Jewish story. Roger Cohen's 'A Girl from Human Street' provides an emotional account of his family's diasporic journey. 5 May 2015 // 7:00 AM

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4 Apr 2005 // 10:00 PM

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Jim Seeley is indeed a remarkable trumpeter, with everything. A decent debut stakes his claim, maybe just a little short on urgency.

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On their follow-up album, Hot Hot Heat make sure you'll want to visit, even if their cleanliness keeps you from staying at home.

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4 Apr 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Grenadier: Hand Offensive

Talented indie trio Grenadier has put together a charming, laidback and eclectic mix of songs that unwind best over several listens.

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Masterpiece Theatre: David Live, re-mastered, re-issued (again)... and why it's worthy of re-appraisal.

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	The A-Sides: Hello, Hello

The A-Sides have taken the melodies that were undeniable in the '60s and recast them in a way that, although isn't terribly unique, is terribly catchy.

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4 Apr 2005 // 3:00 PM

Sideways (2004)

On the DVD, the actors gamely compete with self- mocking descriptions of themselves and each other.

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4 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

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Amidst the feverish rumors of his imminent paternity, it's nice to know that Ashton Kutcher can still make time to catch his friends acting like babies.

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4 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

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Odd Girl Out exposes the ways that girls can be stupid and violent, even when they're not physically assaulting one another.

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Why Novelist Richard Price Doesn't Need a Pseudonym

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"The language and dialogue in his latest novel, The Whites, gives away his identity -- and that's a good thing.

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